SharePoint vs WordPress

SharePoint is ranked 1st in Web Content Management with 88 reviews vs WordPress which is ranked 4th in Web Content Management with 10 reviews. The top reviewer of SharePoint writes "Overall Assessment of SharePoint 2013". The top reviewer of WordPress writes "The online store, dynamic shipping cost tables, and invoicing are a few of the valuable features". SharePoint is most compared with Atlassian Confluence, Alfresco and Liferay Digital Experience Platform . WordPress is most compared with Plone, Episerver CMS and Kentico . See our SharePoint vs WordPress report.
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Pros
It allows for simultaneous users to be on it.Information is much more readily available.SharePoint has made things easier with the increased functionality for building the portals, microsites, and total integration with Microsoft categories.SharePoint is already moving to cloud, if you are using SharePoint online, which is cloud-based technology, it is more accessible.It's stable. It's very widely used by companies. Also, the knowledge of the product has improved over the years, and by other companies that support it or are Microsoft SharePoint partners. So if there are problems, there's always a user or company that knows the information or can help you; even with very uncommon problems.Its configuration management ability is critical for document-based systems.It offers ease of use, which is crucial.SharePoint enabled the staff to share documents and work on a document simultaneously.

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It is a stable system which offers a wide variety of themes and templates.As WordPress is such a popular product, there are many designers and developers available to work on projects.Ready-made themes speed the design process; a huge number of quality themes are available from several sources.Good for rapidly turning around all the elements required for online sales funnels.It has a vast array of themes which could be applied to make the website visually look more appealing to the target market.This program has made it possible for our company to advertise all around the country, instead of keeping it local.

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Cons
It should have more user-friendly customization, as it still requires developers to get engaged and build sites.I would like it to be more compliant with global regulations. There are certain features which could be included that currently are not there, such as compliance and record management capabilities.We would like more security features, like automating.There are some limitations on storage.The integration with Outlook could be improved.It should have a Google-caliber search ability and a model-based GUI.During uptime under our network, it is hard to find info when content is hefty.It does not integrate despite being part of the Microsoft family.

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The system should be more informative.The basic product is becoming less usable by end users for site maintenance post delivery.Backups and moving sites could be handled better.WordPress sites do require quite a bit of maintenance: Constant updates to both WordPress and all the various plugins that it requires.It may be useful to have a downloadable program that you could have on your desktop that allows you to create and maintain the program while offline.

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Pricing and Cost Advice
The data classification and search elements are cheap.The replacement costs for it are cheaper if you use only SharePoint.It is very expensive.​Licensing can be by server or by seat.As usual, Microsoft’s licensing structures don’t really seem to fit the needs of their products. This leads to always paying for a project you will never use fully or always be adding to.

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Set up cost is nothing. Pricing is free. You need to pay a cost only for the domains, hosting, and to buy themes.It provides a high ROI.

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57,780
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Followers
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608
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8.6
Top Comparisons
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Also Known As
Also Known AsSharePoint 2007, SharePoint 2010
Website/Video
Website/VideoMicrosoft
Wordpress
Overview
Overview

SharePoint is a Microsoft-based platform for building web applications. It covers a widerange of capabilities and while it is appropriate for experienced webdevelopers, even non-technical minded users can easily navigate through thesystem and execute functions such as collaborating data, managing documents andfiles, creating websites, managing social networking solutions, and automatingworkflow.

Major areas that SharePoint deals with are websites,communities, content, search, insights, and composites. The purpose is to give usersthe ability to create or develop these key business components on their owneven without technical knowledge of, for example, how to build a website or howto integrate coding. Configuring SharePoint into a business's system is meantto cut out all of the complicated steps, and pave the way for easierimplementation all around.

WordPress is a free and open-source content management system (CMS) based on PHP and MySQL. WordPress is installed on a web server, which either is part of an Internet hosting service or is a network host itself; the first case may be on a service like WordPress.com, for example, and the second case is a computer running the software package WordPress.org. Features include a plugin architecture and a template system.

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Sample Customers
Sample Customers Toyota, Aeroports de Paris, ASBBank Ltd., Barking, Havering and Redbridge University Hospitals, CambridgeshireConstabulary, D&M Group, NPL Construction Company, and The Regional Municipality of Niagara.TIBCO Software, Code for America, Crosswise, Essio Shower, AdLemons, Applied Geographics
Top Industries
Top Industries
REVIEWERS
Financial Services Firm
15%
Comms Service Provider
10%
Energy/Utilities Company
8%
University
8%
VISITORS READING REVIEWS
Financial Services Firm
14%
Insurance Company
7%
Manufacturing Company
7%
University
6%
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Company Size
Company Size
REVIEWERS
Small Business
35%
Midsize Enterprise
25%
Large Enterprise
41%
VISITORS READING REVIEWS
Small Business
18%
Midsize Enterprise
30%
Large Enterprise
52%
REVIEWERS
Small Business
67%
Midsize Enterprise
22%
Large Enterprise
11%
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